Archived Obituaries January 2008
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MARY CATHRINE TRACY HAUGHN
Mary Cathrine Tracy Haughn, 86, of Richwood, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008,
from complications of pneumonia at the Gables at Green Pastures in
Marysville. She had been in failing health for more than six months.
She was a former member of First United Methodist Church in Richwood,
and a charter member for 51 years of the Progressive Buds Garden Club of Byhalia.
She had worked at the Fulfillment Corp. in Marion. She was a certified
ceramic teacher with her son at their home studio and at Seton Square in
Marion for more than 25 years.
She was born June 9, 1921, in Richwood, to the late Don D. and Blanche
Blue Tracy. On July 15, 1945, in Richwood, she married Samuel E. Haughn,
and he died Feb. 14, 1983.
Surviving is her son, Gregory D. Haughn of Richwood, and numerous
nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the
Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood, where funeral services
will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Fred Cheney officiating.
Burial will be in the Byhalia Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gables Aviary Fund at 390
Gables Drive, Marysville, OH 43040.
Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at
www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.

NANCY MARIE SCHNEES
Nancy Marie Schnees, 71, of Columbus, died peacefully Monday morning,
Jan. 7, 2008, at her residence surrounded by her loving family after an
extended and courageous battle with cancer.
A loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother, she enjoyed spending
time with her family and watching the birds and squirrels with her faithful dog, Sam.
She was born Jan. 19, 1936, in Milford Center, to the late Charles and
Ottelia Cooperider Lowry. She also was predeceased by a sister, Patricia
Garrey; three brothers, Robert Lowry, Charles Lowry and Ralph Lowry; and
a brother-in-law, Harold "Sonny" Schnees.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, John R. Schnees; her
children, Kathy (Jim) Acton and Robert (Michelle) Schnees of Columbus,
Karen Kay Towner and Carla (Ron) Hamby of Plain City; seven
grandchildren, Lisa (Wil) Pomeroy, Tessa (Anthony) Acton, Cory Towner,
Katie Towner, Jamie Hamby, Micah McGlone and Devin McGlone; sisters,
Nellie Todd of Marysville, Virginia Stidham and Helen (George)
Dingledine of Milford Center, and Vivian (Ron) Noggle of Radnor; and a
sister-in-law, Mary Lou Schnees of Milford Center.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at
Ferguson Funeral Home, Plain City, where funeral services will be held
Thursday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Blaine Keene officiating. Burial will be
at Forest Grove Cemetery, Plain City.
Visit
www.fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com to sign the guest book or share a
special memory.


ROSA LEE ANDERSON

Rosa Lee Anderson, 81, of Marysville, died Sunday afternoon, Jan. 6,
2008, at Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
She was a retired assembler at Ranco in Delaware after 33 years of employment.
She was a life member of VFW Post No. 3320 Auxiliary and was kitchen
chairman for 23 years. She also was a member of the former Watkins Church.
She enjoyed playing bingo and going to casino boats.
She was born Sept. 5, 1926, in Lawrence County, to the late William B.
and Pluma Capper Callicoat. She also was preceded in death by her
husbands, George Hixson and J. Kenneth "Andy" Anderson; two sons,
Kenneth Anderson and Darrell L. Hixson; two grandsons, Michael Anderson
and James William Kenneth Anderson; two sisters, Othella Dornon and
Thelma Wilson; and three brothers, Harold, Carter, and Dale Callicoat.
She is survived by her children, Judy K. Nickles, Larry K. "Butch"
(Penni) Anderson, James L. (Sharon) Anderson and Steve L. Anderson, all
of Marysville; a daughter-in-law, Marsha Hixson of Marysville; nine
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three
great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Olena (Clarence) Wilson of Lawrence
County, Phyllis Booth of Somerville, N.J.; a special sister, Betty
(Pete) Vining of Delaware; and many good friends.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home
where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev.
Bobbi Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Union County Cancer Society in
care of the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be James Anderson Jr., Sam Jackson, Todd Burris, Keith
Alltop, Jimmy Kunkle and Jesse Meyers.


WILBUR "WILL" CANTRELL

Wilbur "Will" Cantrell, 65, of Magnetic Springs, died unexpectedly
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at Memorial Hospital of Union County.
He worked for the Ohio Department of Transportation District 6 for 32
years, retiring in 2003 as a project inspector, a position he really
enjoyed. He had great camaraderie with his co-workers and was well respected.
He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and a member of the American Legion,
Waldo, AMVETS No. 104, Delaware, and was a Moose Legionnaire at the
Loyal Order of Moose, Delaware.
He was a proud volunteer in the Magnetic Springs community, giving many
hours of his time to services such as mowing and cleaning, and helping
troubled youths with their community service obligations.
He was a collector of many things and was a skilled card player.
He was born Nov. 25, 1942, in Flat Gap, Ky., to Earl and Juanita King
Cantrell, who both survive in rural Marysville.
 On July 10, 1994, in Delaware, he married the former Kathy Nelson, and
she survives. He also is survived by four sons, Bill (Jennifer) Fish and
Keith Fish of Delaware, Shad Willingham of California, and Shannon
Cantrell of Columbus; a brother, Tim (Nancy) Cantrell of Westfield; a
sister, Barbara Franklin of Marion; one granddaughter; and his faithful companion, Jack.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Stofcheck-Ballinger
Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m.,
with the Rev. Jeff Glann officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell
Cemetery, where military honors will be provided by Richwood-area veterans.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Spirit Fellowship Church,
26 Moore St., Delaware, OH  43015.
Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at
www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.

RONDA J. PORSCHET
Ronda J. Porschet, 44, of Essex, died Thursday evening, Jan. 3, 2008, at
her home surrounded by her loving family.
A 1981 graduate of North Union High School, she owned and operated The
Toddler Scene children's clothing store in uptown Richwood for 25 years.
She was an active and dedicated member of the Rush Creek (formerly
Essex) United Methodist Church, serving in various capacities through
the years, including Sunday school secretary, nurturing committee and
anywhere else there was a need.
Although she was an active member of her community, she preferred to
stay behind the scenes and work from within the organizations.
She was active in REAP and community walks and she was fond of cats.
She was born May 30, 1963, in Kenton, to Marvin George and Joan Trapp
Porschet, who both survive in Essex.
She also is survived by a brother, Doug Porschet of Essex, and several
aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at
Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Richwood. Funeral services will be
held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Essex United Methodist Church with Pastors
Michele Holloway and Jerry McQueen officiating. Burial will follow at Price Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to either Chapel Hill House, P.O. Box
499, Prospect, OH 43342 or REAP, 235 Grove St., Richwood, OH 43344.
Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at
www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.

BEATRICE SCHEIDERER
Beatrice Scheiderer, 87, of Marysville, died peacefully Thursday
morning, Jan. 3, 2008, at her residence following an extended illness.
She was a longtime farmer's wife who enjoyed working in her flower and
vegetable gardens.
A graduate of Grove City High School, she was a longtime member of St.
John's Lutheran Church, St. John's Ladies Aid and St. John's CEA.
She was born May 26, 1920, in Grove City, to the late Carl and Maple
Grove Emmelhainz. She also was preceded in death by a son-in-law,
Russell Iams; a sister, Eileen VanAtta; a brother-in-law, Charles
MacKay; her mother- and father-in-law, Lydia and Lewis Scheiderer; and a
brother- and sister-in-law, Roland and Paula Scheiderer.
She was married April 24, 1953, at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Grove
City, to Robert G.C. Scheiderer who survives. She also is survived by
their children, James R. Scheiderer of Marysville, and Susan K. (Donald)
Doepping of Columbus; a granddaughter, Jessica Iams and special friend
Andrew Chmielewski; a great-grandson, Caleb Chmeilewski; two sisters,
Kathleen MacKay of Seattle, and Mary Joann (Charles) Westin of Jefferson
City, Mo.; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Gene and Helen Scheiderer and
Lloyd and Mary Rausch of Marysville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran
Church with the Rev. John Fair officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John's Lutheran Church
Organ Fund or Loving Care Hospice in care of the funeral home.

 

 

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